My Top 1000 Films of All-Time: 501-750

 

Here’s the second part of this year’s big list.  Numbers 751-1000 are here.  Honorable mentions are here, along with the usual mumbo jumbo about how silly this all is.

501 Les vampires
502 Point Blank
503 Battleship Potemkin
504 I Love Melvin
505 Metropolis
506 Walkabout
507 Le samourai
508 Woman in the Dunes
509 The Asphalt Jungle
510 Humanity and Paper Balloons
511 For a Few Dollars More
512 The Ghost & Mrs. Muir
513 Floating Weeds
514 Blissfully Yours
515 Donovan’s Reef
516 Cave of Forgotten Dreams
517 Fireworks
518 The Barefoot Contessa
519 Simon of the Desert
520 Platform
521 The Big Parade
522 The Bells of St. Mary’s
523 Imitation of Life
524 The Naked City
525 The Savage Innocents

526 The Long Voyage Home
527 Gertrud
528 The Tai Chi Master
529 Ecstasy
530 Happy-Go-Lucky
531 The Phenix City Story
532 A Story of Floating Weeds
533 La Collectioneuse
534 The Wind Will Carry Us
535 Rebel Without a Cause
536 JFK
537 From Russia with Love
538 A History of Violence
539 The Departed
540 Wagon Master
541 Le cercle rouge
542 Guys and Dolls
543 The Social Network
544 Love and Death
545 The Affairs of Dobie Gillis
546 The Play House
547 You, the Living
548 How Green Was My Valley
549 The Heartbreak Kid
550 Close Encounters of the Third Kind

551 Devil’s Doorway
552 M
553 À nous la liberté
554 A Man Escaped
555 Destry Rides Again
556 The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
557 Flight of the Red Balloon
558 AI: Artificial Intelligence
559 Late Autumn
560 Syndromes and a Century
561 The Sting
562 They Were Expendable
563 L’Argent (1928)
564 Monsieur Verdoux
565 Die Hard
566 Broken Blossoms
567 Raising Arizona
568 Goodbye South, Goodbye
569 Grindhouse
570 I Know Where I’m Going!
571 My Fair Lady
572 After Hours
573 The Great Escape
574 Reservoir Dogs
575 Stolen Kisses

576 Princess Raccoon
577 Election (2005)
578 Regeneration
579 Sisters of the Gion
580 Caddyshack
581 Our Daily Bread
582 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
583 I Don’t Want to Sleep Alone
584 Waterloo Bridge (1940)
585 The Aviator’s Wife
586 The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie
587 The Devil is a Woman
588 The Pan-American Exposition by Night
589 Ghostbusters
590 Infernal Affairs
591 Elena et les hommes
592 A Married Woman
593 Mad Detective
594 Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid
595 The Taking of Power by Louis XIV
596 Close-Up
597 The Girl Can’t Help It
598 The Apartment
599 The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956)
600 Bunny Lake is Missing

601 The Illusionist (2010)
602 Le procès de Jeanne d’Arc
603 Greed
604 Stray Dog
605 The Loyal 47 Ronin
606 The Lineup
607 It Should Happen To You
608 Man Hunt
609 New York, New York
610 An Affair to Remember
611 The Sweet Smell of Success
612 True Grit (2010)
613 Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead
614 Kings and Queen
615 Detour
616 The Legend of Fong Sai Yuk
617 Film Socialisme
618 Wee Willie Winkie
619 Climates
620 To Be or Not To Be
621 The Fellowship of the Ring
622 4 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days . . .
623 Blast of Silence
624 The Limits of Control
625 Un chien andalou

626 Earth
627 Crimes and Misdemeanors
628 Strangers on a Train
629 Red Dust
630 The Kid
631 Sabrina
632 Summer Hours
633 Howl’s Moving Castle
634 The Age of Innocence
635 Kung Fu Hustle
636 Jezebel
637 Senso
638 The Color of Pomegranates
639 This is Spinal Tap
640 Viridiana
641 The Furies
642 Week End
643 The Blue Angel
644 The Tall T
645 Enter the Dragon
646 Muriel
647 Night and the City
648 St. Martin’s Lane
649 When We Were Kings
650 The Road Home

651 Ordet
652 The Verdict
653 Orphans of the Storm
654 Election 2
655 Easy Living
656 Party Girl (1995)
657 A Hard Day’s Night
658 The Naked Kiss
659 The Conformist
660 Hahaha
661 Nanook of the North
662 Black Swan (2010)
663 A Letter to Three Wives
664 A Time to Love and a Time to Die
665 Easter Parade
666 35 Shots of Rum
667 No Country for Old Men
668 Underworld
669 Passion
670 Back to the Future
671 The Prowler
672 The Small Back Room
673 Le jour se leve
674 Amelie
675 Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea

676 Lone Star
677 The Naked Prey
678 A Bridge Too Far
679 Bonnie and Clyde
680 Dave Chappelle’s Block Party
681 Full Metal Jacket
682 Day and Night
683 Animal House
684 Down By Law
685 Shaolin Soccer
686 The Iron Horse
687 Drugstore Cowboy
688 Ishtar
689 The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
690 Kill Bill Vol. 2
691 A Better Tomorrow
692 Dial M for Murder
693 The Last Seduction
694 Blonde Venus
695 Sherman’s March
696 The Black Stallion
697 Tokyo Twilight
698 Woodstock
699 Still Walking
700 Samurai Rebellion

701 Thomas Mao
702 Rebels of the Neon God
703 The Bitter Tea of General Yen
704 Joe vs. the Volcano
705 Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter. . . and Spring
706 A Serious Man
707 Pickup on South Street
708 Nashville
709 Friday Night
710 Red Cliff
711 Henri Langlois: Phantom of the Cinematheque
712 Wallace and Grommit: The Wrong Trousers
713 The Mission (1986)
714 Dirty Harry
715 Gremlins
716 Tokyo Drifter
717 Twentieth Century
718 Almost Famous
719 Yi yi
720 Chop Shop
721 Fast, Cheap and Out of Control
722 Bambi
723 Come Drink With Me
724 Bound
725 His Kind of Woman

726 Odd Man Out
727 Eat Drink Man Woman
728 Hoosiers
729 As Tears Go By
730 Animal Crackers
731 Butch Cassidy & the Sundance Kid
732 Existenz
733 Rosemary’s Baby
734 Rancho Notorious
735 Beauty and the Beast (1946)
736 What’s Up, Tiger Lily?
737 Fargo
738 Das Boot
739 Nightfall
740 The Thing from Another World
741 My Sister Eileen
742 Passing Fancy
743 Holiday
744 Caught
745 Ornamental Hairpin
746 A Night to Remember
747 Written By
748 Exotica
749 Hoop Dreams
750 Jackie Brown

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